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Letter: politics not practicalities

Bob Jacobson disagrees with Finchley Church End councillor Eva Greenspan’s criticism of Labour leader Keir Starmer

London mayor Sadiq Khan (left) and Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer (right)
Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer pictured alongside London mayor Sadiq Khan

I’m non-partisan but I’m not waiting for Labour’s reply to Eva Greenspan. Her piece in the current Barnet Post is loaded with poorly articulated and declarative assessments of Jewish problems in Great Britain and in Barnet.

Her unspoken answer to all of these is clearly: vote Conservative, vote for me. She’s talking politics, not practicalities. Branding Starmer as a Corbynite is nonsense.

Also, Starmer’s positions are clearly logical – especially the shockingly unpleasant rejection of a unilateral ceasefire – and his actions to eliminate antisemitism in the Commons, irrefutable. We continually see his credentials. What are hers?


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